International News

'Record number' of low-paid Britons

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 15:00
A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.

VIDEO: Russia turns back clocks for good

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 14:48
Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion

IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 14:42
Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.

Clashes hit historic Lebanese market

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 14:40
At least six Lebanese soldiers have died in clashes with Islamist gunmen at a historic market in the northern town of Tripoli, the army says.

England must improve - but can beat 'vulnerable' Aussies

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 14:11
BBC Sport pundits Jamie Peacock, Kevin Sinfield and Robbie Hunter-Paul analyse England's start to the Four Nations.

IT issues cause Heathrow disruption

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 13:21
An IT problem at Heathrow airport causes baggage handling problems, with some passengers reporting "huge delays".

Chile marches against education bill

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 13:15
Tens of thousands of parents in Chile march against the government's planned education bill which would phase out subsidised schools.

New John Cantlie video posted online

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 12:15
British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held captive by Islamic State militants, is shown reading a message in a new propaganda video published online.

Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 10:28
Real Madrid take the Clasico honours as they beat arch-rivals Barcelona in a captivating game at the Bernabeu.

Mourinho 'confident' for Man Utd trip

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 10:15
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he will not change his side's approach as the Premier League leaders go to Old Trafford.

Northampton 34-6 Ospreys

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 10:04
Four tries from Wales wing George North see Northampton end Ospreys' unbeaten start to the season with a big Champions Cup win.

Russian clocks go back for last time

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 09:36
After experimenting with permanent summer hours, Russia is adopting permanent winter hours due to fewer hours of daylight in the north.

Last farewell for cancer blog boy

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 08:43
Award-winning seven-year-old Laughlin Whiteley who died from cancer is given a final farewell by the people in his home town.

Man killed in west Belfast shooting

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 08:19
A man dies in hospital after he was shot in a west Belfast alleyway 30 minutes after a serious brawl broke out in a nearby street.

Iran woman's hanging draws protests

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 08:19
Iran hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, drawing protests from human rights groups and western countries.

Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 08:05
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.

Protesters scuffle at N Korea border

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 08:04
Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.

Pellegrini remains calm after defeat

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 07:39
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini plays down the damage of a defeat at West Ham to his side's league title defence.

Peer condemns 'chronic underfunding'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 07:32
Successive UK governments are responsible for the "deliberate" and "chronic underfunding" of Welsh public services, says former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley.

Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 07:22
Scottish musician Jack Bruce, the bassist and singer with 1960s supergroup Cream, dies aged 71, his publicist confirms.